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Artec Synergy Pty Ltd fined $7000 workplace safety breaches | The Examiner



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The work method by a defunct Launceston electrical business was “agricultural at best” a Launceston Magistrate said in handing down a $7000 fine for two breaches of workplace safety laws. Artec Synergy Pty Ltd pleaded guilty in the Launceston Magistrates Court to charges in relation to a fall from a ladder by one of its employees in November 2018 when installing a CCTV system. Magistrate Simon Brown said that significant injuries occurred when the employee fell onto a concrete floor. IN OTHER NEWS: “The employee who suffered the injury was the author of his own fate and will bear the brunt of the outcome,” he said. “The risk was a plain one which was not properly addressed. “The use of a ladder should be something that…

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